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city and at first it seemed initially to me roberto gonzalez came to announce the case that we're here to declare crowd more and we are going to bomb the sears tower, obviously the question was how the seven guys to clear groundwater. it was ridiculous. then i realized there was was informant involved. the connection was an undercover fbi informant who was posing as an al qaeda operative and that was their only connection to terrorism at all. but i did my story when i was in miami and i kind of put that in my back pocket and overtime realized it was my case marquesas be above that all have a similar padding of the people charged with terrorism or the subway station. they never had the ability to acquire weapons and those are provided by an undercover agent or an fbi informant posing as al qaeda operative or an affiliate of a terrorist organization of some sort. it's a red around 2010 i began to question, how can we figure out how many cases have existed? how many hundreds of terrorists of 9/11 were involving real terrorists who are in serious, imminent danger and those involving people
and our border security. the very next day in the appropriations committee they said bay city were rolling it all back in the sequestration. >> is the border less secure if you are taking taking away our's >> you reduce the number of voters patrol agents i think you can say yes it does affect their ability to keep out illegal migrants and others trying to enter the country. speier paint a very dire picture and you mentioned the threat of terrorism doesn't wait for these kinds of legislative roadblocks. so with all the diminished capability that you describe how can a country not face a greater threat of a terrorist attack under these circumstances? >> and this fiscal environment where we go to sequestration and possible shutdowns and all the rest, always lacking a budget and regular order so we can't effectively manage and plan, we will always put a priority on maintaining the safety of the american people but what that is going to require and the impact people are going to see, and they will build over the next couple of weeks. you won't see it immediately like a shutdown but it will accr
place in our country yesterday in the city of new orleans. and i want to, of course, congratulate the senators from baltimore, the baltimore ravens, the senators from maryland, the baltimore ravens, particularly senator mikulski, senator cardin, and governor o'malley, who was there, of course, representing. the senators from san francisco and california, the 49ers, senators feinstein and boxer. speaker pelosi was with us yesterday in new orleans. and thousands of fans from all over the world and, of course, watching on television. and i think -- i wanted to make a note on this floor, not because it was just a sporting event -- although it's one of i think the highest watched super bowls ever in the history of the game, but, mr. president, because of the role that this congress played and the administration in helping this great city and region and state rebound from what was a devastating body blow 7 1/2 years ago when hurricane katrina and then rita hit three weeks later and then the levees broke anin over 52 places, the city wt virtually underwater, at least two-thirds of the ci
advantage of it, without unduly exposing it to our adversaries. let me move on to private city and civil liberties. anytime you're talking about sharing the information, sharing information with respect to cybersecurity, you have to be conscious of privacy and civil liberties and you have to make sure those are protected. that has been a priority of the administration and it continues to be so. so, while there are perhaps fewer concerns in the executive order because the focus is on sharing information outward, we have established a robust, oversight regime and in particular we have highlighted the fips. that is the government speak, right? if i don't insert an acronym every two or three minutes it is just not fun. the fips are the fair information practice principles. these date back to the 1970's when they were developed dealing with health records. essentially it is what are the principles you need to use in considering privacy with respect to information? so we think it's important we establish these as a one of the principles that we're going to follow with respect to sharing inform
. the remains well respect did in the city and surrounding area today. that being said in the years since the attleboro plant was closed in the cancer rate amongst former employees have been specifically affected those men and women employed by the company to 1963 in 1961 t. i was involved in the program. that's part of the energy employee compensation program for department of labor, money has been made available to those workers now suffering from crippling illness. i know ta has designated point person for oic and i commend you for doing so. what i'm hearing from many residents in the district is very few of the thousands of employees in the area or even a way that this program access and its benefits available to them at all. they seem minimal outreach efforts to ensure those in need know how to get the help they so deserve. i read this week about steve totten in a local newspaper. his brother also has cancer. his wife and father both died of cancer. all four worked in the attleboro plant. yesterday he spoke to larry darcy who is diagnosed in may may 292. leroux anonymously to credit
it is appropriate and fitting your best city made by side as it happens have certain effects in your permit in certain effects throughout general austin's command. can you give us your sense now, you have a day-to-day basis when engaged in deliberate planning -- can you give us your sense of what the threat daughter and africom and how well-positioned africom is. >> the press and africom reliever bob rudd three major areas, one being al qaeda and the islamic mockery of, which is where the french operations and the united states is ongoing. also al-shabaab in somalia a book for her rom and also the ally ray has discussed earlier here. visit the major threats to stability militarily, but of course they have significant other wants and government as well as health issues. >> i think you've touched on something that again is a critical issue that cuts across government capacity to provide basic service, the ability of governments to function is not as, at least to respond to the true nature of the people. one of the issues we talked about is that we have had military training operations that ha
morgan city and from tibideaux. they said why are you here? i said the same reason you are. louisiana workers go everywhere. we're proud to do it, but we would be glad to be close to home, canada and mexico. our refineries which for the first time in our nation's history -- not in history, but for the first time in many years, our manufacturing base is expanding. and finally, i would just say in this colloquy, ask the senator from north dakota, did -- has he had a conversation happen with the oil minister from canada -- i think it's minister olivier, has he talked with him at all recently? because i did have a conversation with him yesterday and i wanted to maybe share that with the senator from north dakota. mr. hoeven: i recently visited with the after, gary dewar, please go ahead and relate your conversation. ms. landrieu: i wanted to say i had a very good conversation with the canadian minister of natural resources. we had a long conversation, ten or 15 minutes and explained the importance of this development for canada. he also said to me what i just shared with you all, that he
that exposing kids from inner-city to country side to suburbs to science and math teachers who have actually graduate the in the field they teach. we can do this. this is the primary arranges number one recommendation. the gathering to our report and very little happened to it. so the idea is very simple. we need to deploy a set of citizenships to attract young men and women to go college to major in computer science or electronic call engineering or physics or chemistry. and at the same time being certifiable adds k through 12 teachers. secondly, i hope i'm not getting too much to the political side. i'm a bloafer we need to adopt voluntary standard across our states in stem field just as we have in math metics and in english. and these standard need to emphasize learning science by doing it. this is going to attract more kid. look at things like the maker movement. it attracts kids from all over. look at dean cayman first project. in every sinner city in the country as well as the wealthy suburbs. it's the way kids today get excited. they get excited by doing. i think if we can sort of foc
countries. strasbourg is both a history in the future of germany. it's the city that represents what europe is. i'm not just defending it because it's in france. europe has other seats in other countries. i defend strasbourg, strasbourg in europe. if you think that it shouldn't be the seat of the european parliament, then doubts undermines everybody's view of europe. so thank you very much for having me here in strasbourg at the seat of the european parliament. [applause] [speaking french] >> translator: thank you, mr. president. >> you were watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. weekdays feature live coverage of the u.s. senate. on nights watched key public policy this. and every week in the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our website, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> the programs that we had all under -- >> we are live now as u.s. chamber of commerce is hosting a quarterly briefing today on the outlook for the u.s. economy. martin regalia, chambers chief economist will talk about re
's from huffington post. to bonnie, let's go to our republican line next, to nicholas in new york city. nicholas, welcome. >> caller: well, it's great to be here, and thank you, and i'll try to make it brief, and let me apologize to the others waiting on line. i just, very quickly, you know, i came here as a child in 1966, and they moved us up to the bronx. we came here through red cross auspices. and, you know, my dad and mom worked two and three jobs, eventually they bought real estate because they saved their money. we were subsistence farmers back home -- >> host: nicholas, where -- where was back home? you said you came here in '66. where was back home? >> caller: montenegro today on border of albanian on the coast of adriatic sea. we were albanian catholics. in fact, we were a minority amongst other minorities, but we were the minority. >> host: back to our question, how do you think these budget cuts will affect you? >> guest: well, i've been watching this thing, and it seems like i've seen this movie before. now, i've worked very hard as my mom and daddied, as my brothers do, a
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